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08-10-22, 08:57 PM
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Posted By himespau

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling...

Holy cow, I feel like a rock star. I was cooling down after a group ride that I was supposed to be doing at z2 (yeah right, ride didn't have a set pace and I found a group too tempting not to chase)...
08-02-22, 07:42 AM
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Posted By igorgroks

Rode a metric century on a fixed gear bike-no...

Rode a metric century on a fixed gear bike-no free wheel, though I was wishing for one toward the end. Mostly flat Santa Ana River Trail is just about sixty two miles end to end and back. I actually...
07-20-22, 08:56 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

I'm back to riding, basically a month off the...

I'm back to riding, basically a month off the bike. So far I've been taking it easy to make sure there are no side effects from COVID. Outside of z1 being a bit harder than it used to be, no...
07-18-22, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Tuesday was a track workout at VSC 4xflying 500...

Tuesday was a track workout at VSC 4xflying 500 meters max efforts and Thursday was TT bike Fiesta: warmup and then 3 set of 8x(30sec on 1min off) followed by 20’ of recovery. I alternated starts of...
07-18-22, 05:57 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

This past week was the first time since getting...

This past week was the first time since getting COVID that I completed all of my planned workouts.

They weren't all great, but I was at least able to do all of them. So, that is nice.
07-14-22, 05:46 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Really cool so far. Great financial advisor...

Really cool so far. Great financial advisor ("FA"). There's a branch office administrator (BOA) class group, and it's been good, we help each other out with various things pertaining to lessons or...
07-11-22, 05:23 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

First day. Brain is mush. Hard to say how it will...

First day. Brain is mush. Hard to say how it will go but signs are positive. Edward Jones, an investment company. I'll be the branch office administrator for one of the branches (each branch is...
07-11-22, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Sirius Xm has a Beach Boy channel to which I have...

Sirius Xm has a Beach Boy channel to which I have started to listen. What a great time for Rock and Roll and to be in high school in the Midwest into cars, girls, sports and music.

I did not have...
07-10-22, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I hope this was on a trainer.

I hope this was on a trainer.
07-08-22, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Flatballer

Thanks. She actually finally made it home today....

Thanks. She actually finally made it home today. MRI and EKG ultra were both perfect, so hopefully she just grows out of it and keeps breathing.
07-03-22, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Flatballer

New baby is here. In the NICU because she keeps...

New baby is here. In the NICU because she keeps not breathing and turning blue, but they don't seem super concerned and she's improving and doing it less frequently. She's hanging out with us at...
06-30-22, 09:22 AM
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Posted By furiousferret

So far so good. It wouldn't surprise me if I'm...

So far so good. It wouldn't surprise me if I'm positive because I have a very minor sore throat but its nothing I'd think twice about if my wife wasn't sick. I take vitamin C, Spirulina, and a few...
06-26-22, 07:24 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Mostly EZ hour on the MTB today, just getting...

Mostly EZ hour on the MTB today, just getting some more sun. Nice out. Yesterday, I rode from my parents house to do my old club's ride out of Escondido (Ranchos cycling). It was a glorious route...
06-23-22, 07:05 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Thanks. I was telling someone that I won't say...

Thanks. I was telling someone that I won't say anything until it's definite - they were calling me for a week asking for a start date, and I hadn't yet passed drug or background checks. I mean, okay,...
06-23-22, 06:06 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Changing jobs. Last day July 2, first day next...

Changing jobs. Last day July 2, first day next job July 11. Financial world so M-F, out at 5, will free up time for family and cycling and other stuff. Local, in town, for a firm that the Missus has...
06-20-22, 05:00 PM
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Posted By brian44

It might not look like it (blue helmet/kit), but...

It might not look like it (blue helmet/kit), but I'm doing quite a bit of suffering in the P1/2 mass start races courtesy of the Team Skyline fellow in the green/black kit:
...
06-20-22, 02:16 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Did my annual solo century today. After setting a...

Did my annual solo century today. After setting a PR last year with 4:56 and doing 227/230 I was hoping to get closer to 4:45 with that power. Wasn’t in the cards though, weekday traffic made it...
06-20-22, 11:15 AM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Two weeks ago I took a rest week. Last weekend, I...

Two weeks ago I took a rest week. Last weekend, I set a 40min flat ground PR @ 4.8. Pretty stoked. I was pacing for 1hr via RPE but my lower back started aching, so I pulled the plug at a nice round...
06-15-22, 06:02 PM
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Posted By igorgroks

Away from the forums as I passed 65. Now almost...

Away from the forums as I passed 65. Now almost 67. Can still do twenty for a mile, so it's still good.
06-07-22, 09:33 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

Other than some lingering fatigue, and not being...

Other than some lingering fatigue, and not being able to exert myself hard, I'm pretty much over COVID. Hopefully I'm good now. As soon as I can I'll get the second booster. I assume it's still...
05-25-22, 09:38 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Pulled the plug on VO2 interval 3 (of 5) this...

Pulled the plug on VO2 interval 3 (of 5) this morning. Legs felt a bit heavy starting from stops on the way down to the island, and didn't come around.

Looking back, I had threshold/VO2 +...
05-24-22, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Hermes

I have a 70+ age group at GMR so please do not...

I have a 70+ age group at GMR so please do not eliminate that. At Fiesta,our 70 group was the largest with 7 racers.
05-24-22, 07:18 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

2021 regional TT, after 40k at the finish line. ...

2021 regional TT, after 40k at the finish line. Likely looking up road for the sight of relief of the finish line crossing. Credit, Jamie Loafman, wife of a teammate.

Waiting for the photos...
05-20-22, 05:40 AM
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Posted By Kai Winters

1990 Killington State Race. Last day. Race...

1990 Killington State Race. Last day. Race finished at the top of the Killington road.
I'm in front of Francois Von Beck. A good friend and mentor. He was a retired pro from Belgium. His training...
05-19-22, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Hermes

20Km Fiesta ITT 3 of 7 Masters 70+ Great day...

20Km Fiesta ITT 3 of 7 Masters 70+

Great day to race. 14 second spread on the podium. I guess I did not suffer enough.

Pic courtesy of Fiesta Time Trials

...
05-15-22, 09:26 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

That's awesome. It's great that he still enjoys...

That's awesome. It's great that he still enjoys it.
05-09-22, 09:55 PM
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Posted By carpediemracing

No one really. Our (similar type chain)...

No one really. Our (similar type chain) competitors are worse. Hard to believe. I suppose maybe a different flavor company, like a privately owned company, but the more I think about it, the more I...
05-09-22, 12:14 AM
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Posted By mellowyellow

Sheer joy, in a good vintage find.

congratulations Ed! I share your joy in an ace shed find! Hope your knee op goes well. My son found a 91, Peugeot st. gothard p100s in my local 'recycle' store. He gifted it to me. I, just about,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-22, 02:34 PM
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Posted By jaxgtr

This is from 2004 with Ultegra 6500 9 speed if I...

This is from 2004 with Ultegra 6500 9 speed if I remember correctly.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-22, 06:15 AM
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Posted By ussprinceton

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05-07-22, 02:00 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Intended to go for ~6 hrs long, but I ran into...

Intended to go for ~6 hrs long, but I ran into some buddies on their way up to the SDBC ride and thought I might try to sit in for a while. Yeah, right, totally smashed it. So I cut it an hour...
05-06-22, 01:18 PM
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Posted By EddyR

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three...

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three months from my knee replacement today so i went out on this 88 Cannondale i had never ridden. Picked it up six months ago as a shed find. Under Thirty...
05-06-22, 09:33 AM
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Posted By ultrarider7

I just turned 70 a few months ago, don't feel...

I just turned 70 a few months ago, don't feel old, still ride about 6,000 miles a year. Then I see photos of myself and wonder how my old man came back to life and got in the shot!...
05-05-22, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I entered a bike race... the first time in a...

I entered a bike race... the first time in a long while.

I love how Alex Stieda hosts a race and races it as a cat 5. A former tour yellow jersey wearer in your cat 5 event is cool for them I'm...
05-04-22, 12:42 PM
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Posted By striker65

I turned 70 last September, bought a fat tire...

I turned 70 last September, bought a fat tire bike in April 2016. Today I hit 10,000 miles, I ride my neighborhood mostly, 5 miles a day (weather permitting has to be at least 55°)....
04-26-22, 08:23 AM
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Posted By beng1

I had a heart attack and heart surgery a year...

I had a heart attack and heart surgery a year ago, so compared to then I am way, way ahead of the training game, I can beat the heck out of the me from a year ago in any physical contest.
04-22-22, 11:27 AM
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Posted By TMonk

We're in Escrow!!!!!! So stoked. Location is...

We're in Escrow!!!!!! So stoked. Location is not something I'm willing to compromise on and the single family home thing is more than we want to spend right now in central San Diego, so it's a...
04-22-22, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Pretty quiet here…training is repetitive without...

Pretty quiet here…training is repetitive without much new and interesting variations.

It is always rewarding to see other racers in person. TMonk looks like he is in great shape and has the...
04-18-22, 10:01 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Slayed it on my VO2s this morning. I knew from...

Slayed it on my VO2s this morning. I knew from the first one that I had the legs for it, TSB highly positive too as I'm coming off a rest week. Thing is, I had a few to drink and less sleep than...
04-17-22, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Kai Winters

I've learned FTP doesn't mean a lot in the...

I've learned FTP doesn't mean a lot in the general scheme of things...performance riding, Zwift racing, etc.
I'm 66, 5'4", 147lbs...my Zwift FTP is 216 and my max heart rate in a Zwift race this...
04-16-22, 10:50 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Didn't feel like a post in the general forum, but...

Didn't feel like a post in the general forum, but my year's long search for a book ended today. A beat up looking box arrived at my front door. I finally found what I was looking for at an online...
04-16-22, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Fun track workout at VSC on Thursday. I did some...

Fun track workout at VSC on Thursday. I did some motor work on the pursuit bike and then reconfigured the bike for sprints and did two flying team sprint efforts with two other racers. I rode the...
04-14-22, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Hermes

Carson track workout today and Fiesta TT on...

Carson track workout today and Fiesta TT on Sunday. First race since the pandemic.

TMonk wktmeow Are you racing?
04-09-22, 02:46 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

First Zwift workout with the track bike with the...

First Zwift workout with the track bike with the aerobars setup. Owwwie. The stupid seatpost isn't a flip flop one, so the setback is way way behind 5cm making it worse hip angle than the actual TT...
04-04-22, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Hermes

Track week with coach at Velo Sports Center in...

Track week with coach at Velo Sports Center in the bag. 60k of motor paced efforts in pace line on pursuit bike in the aerobars. It is great to be back training with focus.
03-28-22, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Ttoc6

It's been a LOOONG time since I've posted here....

It's been a LOOONG time since I've posted here. But after meeting up with TMonk a couple weeks ago for dinner and a beer, he inspired me to get back to it. Taken up skimo and trailing running in the...
03-26-22, 12:58 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Picked up the bike for 240 including 40 for gas...

Picked up the bike for 240 including 40 for gas and 20 for waffle house! Looks to be in pretty good condition and just needs bar tape. Only question now is whether I want to try to swap the v brakes...
03-25-22, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Hermes

ATP/PC and anaerobic threshold work at San Diego...

ATP/PC and anaerobic threshold work at San Diego Velodrome 4 x 100 meter jumps (2 seated and 2 standing) and 4x flying 500 meter efforts in 92,94,96,96 gear inches. Great day and we had the track to...
03-24-22, 02:04 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

So I'll be living in philly full time starting...

So I'll be living in philly full time starting July. Looking at one of those old specialized tricross single speed bikes. Think it's a reasonable option for a city bike? It has a carbon fork which is...
03-23-22, 06:51 AM
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Posted By brian44

It's been a minute, but I've finally gotten...

It's been a minute, but I've finally gotten around to benchmark my fitness from getting back on the bike (from nothing) in about seven years. At quick overview:

Left the sport in Cat 3 purgatory...
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